It’s clear that this holiday season won’t look like anything we’re accustomed to. Unable to gather safely with beloved family and friends, many of us (myself included) are planning for much smaller dinners. With all of the uncertainty we’ve been facing as individuals and as … Continue reading Gratitude in an Age of Uncertainty
Month: November 2020
How ADHD Is Diagnosed
This content is excerpted from HealthCentral on How ADHD Is Diagnosed. I am one of the panel experts, along with Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D.Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Rosemarie Manfredi, Psy.D. Licensed Psychologist and Certified School Psychologist Let’s Talk About How ADHD Is Diagnosed How … Continue reading How ADHD Is Diagnosed
Reducing Teen Stress and Anxiety during Pandemic
The Enormity of the COVID19 Experience My heart goes out to teens and young adults. Staying compassionate, offering to collaborate on tasks and being available to talk through emotions is critical in reducing teen stress and anxiety during this pandemic. Don’t try to solve issues. … Continue reading Reducing Teen Stress and Anxiety during Pandemic
ADHD Teens and Remote Learning: 5 tips for learning success
Has your ADHD teen hit a wall with remote learning? Many teens with ADHD in middle and high school are struggling with organization, initiation, time management and a limited capacity for self-evaluation. It’s tough as a parent of a teen to know how much involvement … Continue reading ADHD Teens and Remote Learning: 5 tips for learning success
ADDitude Mag: Why Does Fear of Failure Cripple My Teen with ADHD?
Is your teen easily discouraged? Do they avoid activities where “success” isn’t guaranteed? These signs typically point to low self-esteem, likely developed due to years of negative messaging — common among individuals with ADHD. Here’s how to help your teen overcome a fear of failure. … Continue reading ADDitude Mag: Why Does Fear of Failure Cripple My Teen with ADHD?
HealthCentral: Let’s Talk About ADHD in Children
“A recent study in JAMA reports that roughly 10% of all kids have ADHD. That means about one in 10 children in the U.S. is dealing with this challenging condition, making it one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders children and teens face today. But … Continue reading HealthCentral: Let’s Talk About ADHD in Children
22 News Mass Appeal: Tips to Make Online Learning Easier
With the cold weather approaching and COVID numbers rising, parents are facing the added responsibility of supporting our children’s online learning. Clinical Psychologist Dr. Sharon Saline, of doctorsharonsaline.com, joins us with four tips to help children and teens with school work. Click logo below to … Continue reading 22 News Mass Appeal: Tips to Make Online Learning Easier
HealthCentral: Let’s Talk About How ADHD Is Diagnosed
“Here’s the thing: There are no blood tests or scans or any type of online screener to accurately diagnose Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). In short, sussing out ADHD is not a quick and easy process. However, with the right know-how, you can navigate this new-to-you world … Continue reading HealthCentral: Let’s Talk About How ADHD Is Diagnosed
22 News Mass Appeal: Children and politics: How to address anxiety and validate concerns
Tuesday is election day, and there’s no escaping the tension and disagreements surrounding it. Our kids pick up on that anxiety, too. Clinical Psychologist Dr. Sharon Saline, from drsharonsaline.com, shares advice on helping our children’s concerns surrounding the election. Click logo below to read more.